Hello and welcome to the Victorian Bioenergy Network Website! This web site has been developed by the Victorian Bioenergy Network, (VBN), an informal network made up of key bioenergy stakeholders, primarily from government and industry in Victoria, Australia.
The Victorian Bioenergy Network was initiated by the Department of Primary Industries, (DPI) and Sustainability Victoria, (SV) in 2008 in response to the rapidly growing level of interest and activity amongst industries, investors, government and non-government agencies in bioenergy research, development and extension in Victoria. With over 650 members, (as of mid 2012) the VBN represents a diverse range of major companies, utilities, investors and academic institutions and provides a unique forum to discuss issues and opportunities related specifically to the development of bioenergy projects in Victoria.
The Victorian Bioenergy Network aims to:
This website is managed and administered by the Central Highlands Agribusiness Forum, (CHAF). CHAF Inc was established in 2004, with the aim of enhancing agribusiness development opportunities in the Victorian Central Highlands region, centred around Ballarat. CHAF initiated the formation of a Regional Bioenergy Working Group. See the CHAF website.
Join us on at the Victorian Bioenergy Network Group for activities, updates and events.